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My daughter is really into cooking lately.  On any given day, you can find her watching The Food Network or checking out her favorite YouTube kid foodies.  She is my companion as I get dinner ready or make a dessert.  She is always willing to help in the kitchen…now if we can just get her…   [Read the full article]


life is precious

Today, I read this blog post. Did you read it?  You should.  I’ll wait. As I read the article, I thought to myself “this is so true” and “yup, I do that”.  I complain.  A lot.  Just ask my husband. But you know what?  My kids also complain.  They complain about going to football practice….   [Read the full article]


garage sale bernie

I am very embarrassed by the picture that you see in this post.  I’m not proud that I have let things get so out of hand.  I feel like such a failure as a mom and wife.  But if you read this post from last week, you may have a little more empathy for me….   [Read the full article]


School Lunches pic for CFF

It has only been two weeks since school began, yet I am already BORED with making school lunches.  My picky sixth grader absolutely refuses to buy her lunch at school.  To her, buying a school lunch is akin to eating a garbage sandwich topped with warm anchovies.  So…between my daughter and my boys, I make…   [Read the full article]


Bernies kindergartener

  For parents, the first day of kindergarten is as emotional as seeing your baby take his first steps or watching as he makes his first friend.  It’s a milestone in their little lives, and in your life as well. We all have expectations for our children as they enter the elementary school years.  We…   [Read the full article]


Weekend Trip Idea

Now that summer is here, I am sure that many of you have vacations planned. Maybe you are going to the beaches of Florida or East Georgia? Perhaps you are headed to Orlando for a little bit of fun at Disney or Universal? Or you may be headed out of the country for a little…   [Read the full article]


Happy MOthers day

Sunday is a big day for all of the moms out there.  It is a great way to celebrate all of the things (big and small) that moms do for their children.  I like to take advantage of this day by requesting a long nap and uninterrupted viewing of the Lifetime Movie Network.  ****yup, I…   [Read the full article]


spring 2014 contributor call

You might be a good contributor for CFF if: -Each time you read a post, you think…been there, done that! -Your FB status updates could be the titles to popular blog posts -You are passionate about (insert pretty much anything here) -You’ve ever thought about starting a blog -You have a blog and would like…   [Read the full article]


A+A swaddle Giveaway 2014

Congratulations Rebecca Babb Stevens. Contest is now closed.    (results via random.org) ****I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own based on my experience.**** As a second time mom, there wasn’t much of anything we needed for the Squishie that we didn’t already…   [Read the full article]


Girlfriend Getaway

My best friend and I have been friends since 7th grade. We have gone through many phases together – adolescence, college (roommates all four years), marriage, motherhood, etc. We have traveled together many times over the years, although the last time we traveled as “just the two of us” was almost 11 years ago. We…   [Read the full article]